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Tuesday Apr 8 | MarketWatch

Bitcoin: - Highest risk, highest return'

The past year has seen a flood of venture-capital investments into bitcoin-related companies.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, MarketWatch, Startups

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Fortune

SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert: Banks can't ignore Bitcoin anymore

At least that was the case at a bitcoin forum Thursday night in New York City, where SecondMarket CEO and self-proclaimed "most active" bitcoin angel investor Barry Silbert took the pro side of a debate over the virtual currency against Reuters columnist, Felix Salmon.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Science / Technology, Inventions

Sun Mar 30, 2014

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I.R.S. Takes a Position on Bitcoin: It's Property

The I.R.S.'s decision would treat Bitcoin as property subject to capital gains taxes.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Wed Mar 26, 2014

MarketWatch

Chamath Palihapitiya, venture capitalist and ex-Facebook executive, speaks at CoinSummit

He reportedly held $5 million in bitcoin late last year and is on the board of SecondMarket, which launched a bitcoin trust for wealthy investors last year.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, MarketWatch

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Former Swift CEO Schrank joins Circle funding round

Other Series B investors included Pantera capital, The Bitcoin Opportunity Fund of SecondMarket founder Barry Silbert and Circle Board member Michele Burns.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Economics News, Bitcoin

Tue Mar 25, 2014

TechCrunch

Payward Raises $5M From Hummingbird To Fund Kraken Bitcoin Exchange

Payward , which runs the alt-coin exchange Kraken, said it just raised a $5 million Series A round.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Wed Mar 19, 2014

MarketWatch

SecondMarket aim to open Bitcoin fund to investors

SecondMarket Inc. is racing to open up a private bitcoin investment fund to ordinary investors as soon as the fourth quarter, potentially beating a rival offering by two investors best known for their lawsuit against Facebook Inc. chief executive Mark Zuckerberg.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Social Software, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

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